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Title E-reference context and discoverability in libraries : issues and concepts / Sue Polanka, editor
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), [2012]
copyright 2012
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Description 1 online resource (267 pages) : digital files
Contents 1. Reference products and services: historical overview and paradigm shift / Jack O'Gorman -- 2. The impact of electronic reference content and discovery on publishers / Peter Tobey -- 3. The challenges of discovering online research/reference content: an introduction to the end user's perspective / Anh Bui -- 4. An overview of trends in undergraduate research practices / James Galbraith -- 5. The research habits of graduate students and faculty: is there a need for reference sources? / Miriam Matteson -- 6. Hidden greenlands: learning, libraries, and literacy in the information age / Frank Menchaca -- 7. Online research without E-reference: what is missing from digital libraries? / Jackie Zanghi-LaPlaca -- 8. Undergraduate information seeking behavior, E-reference and information literacy in the social sciences / Jason B. Phillips -- 9. Interactive reference: online features to enrich content and improve the user experience / Tom Beyer -- 10. Theory and practice: designing for effective mobile content (service) delivery / Alix Vance and David Wojick -- 11. Medical E-reference: a benchmark for E-reference publishing in other disciplines / Terese DeSimio and Ximena Chrisagis -- 12. INFOhio transforms content delivery for preK-12 students: from physical classrooms to virtual schoolrooms / Theresa M. Fredericka and Jennifer Schwelik -- 13. Discovering authoritative reference material: it's all about "Location. Location. Location." / Lettie Y. Conrad --
14. Indexing scholarly reference: helping researchers do less / Eric Calaluca -- 15. Open Web capture for libraries: reinventing subject encyclopedias for the open Web / John G. Dove and Ingrid Becker -- 16. Acquiring, promoting, and using mobile-optimized library resources and services / Chad Mairn -- 17. The semantic Web: history, applications and future possibilities / Darrell Gunter -- 18. Hooligans in the archives: easing restrictions and partnering with the users / Laurie Gemmill and Jane Wildermuth -- 19. E-reference in public libraries: phoenix public library case study, our website is your 24/7 reference librarian / Ross McLachlan and Kathleen Sullivan -- 20. Changes in customer behavior: a case study in reference service at the Santa Monica Public Library / R. Wright Rix -- 21. Embedded librarianship: a high school case study / Buffy J. Hamilton -- 22. Making an impact: digital resources for teens / Roger Rosen and Miriam Gilbert -- 23. From 'gateway site' to reference content: the role of bibliographies in research and a case study of Oxford Bibliographies Online / Rebecca Cullen and Robert Faber
Summary "This book consists of over 20 informative chapters by librarians, publishers, and other industry professionals that propose new ideas for reinventing reference collections and interfaces to fit the needs of today's researchers"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Authoritative reference material
Effective mobile content delivery
Embedded librarianship
Indexing scholarly content
Medical E-reference
Mobile-optimized library resources and services
Open Web capture for libraries
Reference products and services
Role of bibliographies in research
Undergraduate research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Description based on title screen (IGI Global, viewed September 23, 2011)
Subject Electronic reference services (Libraries)
Electronic reference sources.
Electronic information resource literacy.
Libraries and electronic publishing.
Electronic reference services (Libraries) -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Polanka, Sue.
IGI Global.
LC no. 2011017287
ISBN 9781613503096 (ebook)